HB1167 (2008) Detail

Relative to substituting generically equivalent drug products.


CHAPTER 23

HB 1167 – FINAL VERSION

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2008 SESSION

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HOUSE BILL 1167

AN ACT relative to substituting generically equivalent drug products.

SPONSORS: Rep. Wendelboe, Belk 1

COMMITTEE: Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs

ANALYSIS

This bill clarifies the law regarding the substitution of generically equivalent drug products.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eight

AN ACT relative to substituting generically equivalent drug products.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

23:1 Pharmacies; Substituting Generic Drugs. Amend RSA 318:47-d to read as follows:

318:47-d Pharmacies; Substituting Generic Drugs. Pharmacies, including mail-order pharmacies, may substitute generically equivalent drug products for all legend and non-legend prescriptions unless the prescribing practitioner [specifies] handwrites “medically necessary” on each paper prescription, or uses electronic indications when transmitted electronically, or gives instructions when transmitted orally that the brand name drug product is medically necessary.

23:2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Approved: May 12, 2008

Effective Date: July 11, 2008

Links

HB1167 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1167 Revision: 11370 Date: Jan. 1, 2008, midnight

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